TENNISON (Cheatwood, Chitwood) Elizabeth

TENNISON (Cheatwood, Chitwood) Elizabeth

Female 1758 - 1850  (~ 92 years)

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  • Name TENNISON (Cheatwood, Chitwood) Elizabeth 
    Prefix [JCxxx] 
    Nickname "Besty" 
    Born ca 1758  Powhatan Co, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died ca 1850  Overton Co, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Unk Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I13385  Dennis/Tennison Families | John Tennison of Caswell Co., NC
    Last Modified 6 Nov 2020 

    Family 1 TENNISON John  (Age ~ 58 years) 
    Married 3 Mar 1798  Caswell Co, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. DENNIS Tennison Azariach (Asarich, Asa, Asariah)  (Age ~ 61 years)BORN: ca 1799 DIED: ca 1860
     2. TENNISON Mary PollyBORN: ca 1802
    +3. TENNISON/DENNIS Reuben (Reubin)  (Age 83 years)BORN: 11 Feb 1800 DIED: 23 Mar 1883
     4. KNOX (Tennison) Harriett Gregory  (Age 85 years)BORN: 22 Jul 1804 DIED: 10 Mar 1890
     5. WHITE (Tennison/Dennis) Nancy  (Age ~ 83 years)BORN: ca 1806 DIED: ca 1889
    Last Modified 12 Sep 2017 
    Family ID F4438  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Last Modified 12 Sep 2017 
    Family ID F99  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 3 Lyons (Lions) Edmond (Edmund) 
    Married Ca1810  North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. DENNIS (Lyons) RebeccaBORN: 1819
    Last Modified 13 Jul 2020 
    Family ID F130  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • D/O William Cheatwood and Jean Flournoy. Elizabeth was born in Powhattan County, Virginia.
      She married first John Dennis/Tennison on March 3, 1798 in Caswell County, North Carolina. They had 5 children together. Upon John’s death, Elizabeth was left with five very young children. Elizabeth was a lot younger than her deceased husband. Her step children were almost grown and relocating to other locations.
      Elizabeth remarried Edmund Lyons by 1811 in Caswell County, North Carolina. Edmund and Elizabeth moved to Overton County, TN along with the majority of John Tennison’ older children.
      Elizabeth and Edmund had several children together in addition to her minor children from the Dennis marriage. Elizabeth Lyons died before Edmund. He likely died in Overton County. He was last known to be living with Levi and Susan Dennis in Overton County, TN on the 1860 census.
      Levi Dennis' son, Levi H. married Edmund and Elizabeth’ daughter, Rebecca Lyon.